Posted by: africanpressorganization | 31 October 2011

Mauritius / Newspaper editor freed pending outcome of appeal


 

 

Mauritius / Newspaper editor freed pending outcome of appeal

 

PARIS, France, October 31, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dharmanand Dooharika, the editor of the weekly Samedi Plus, was released today from Beau-Bassin prison pending the outcome of his appeal against the three-month jail sentence for contempt of court that he received on 17 October.

 

More information: http://en.rsf.org/mauritius-journalist-jailed-and-media-21-10-2011,41264.html

 

SOURCE 

Reporters without Borders (RSF)


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